World Interfaith Week Held in Australia from Youth Perspective

February 2, 2015

Sydney, Australia—During World Interfaith Harmony Week, the first bimonthly Ambassadors for Peace meeting for 2015 was held with the theme “Future Directions for Interfaith: A Young Person’s Perspective.”


Interfaith Conference on Religions as Peacebuilders

November 11, 2014

Sydney, Australia - UPF-Australia held an interfaith conference entitled “Religions as Peace Builders” in Sydney Nov. 11, 2014.


Australians Explore Interfaith Approaches to Peacebuilding

October 18, 2014

Melbourne, Australia—A seminar on “The Role of Interfaith in International Relations and Peacebuilding” was held at Monash University.


International Day of Peace Celebrated in Australia

September 29, 2014

An Interfaith Walk and Prayer for Peace commemorated the International Day of Peace 2014 in Brisbane, Queensland, Sept. 21, and a Bridge of Peace ceremony brought together representatives of different nationalities in Victoria on Sept. 20.


Seminar on Peace Studies in Melbourne, Australia

September 28, 2014

Melbourne, Australia - During the morning of the AFL Grand Final Day, Sept. 27, 2014, a seminar on Peace Studies took place at Monash University in Melbourne.


Sewing Machines from Australia Donated to Vanuatu Women

September 15, 2014

Imaelone, Vanuatu - Sewing machines donated by Ingleburn High School in Sydney were transported to Vanuatu, and women were taught to use them.


UPF Delegates Attend National Marriage Day Event at Australian Parliament

August 28, 2014

Canberra, Australia - Eleven representatives of the Universal Peace Federation attended the National Marriage Day event at Parliament House in Canberra Aug. 27, 2014.


Commemoration in Australia of Rev. Sun Myung Moon's Legacy

August 4, 2014

Sydney, Australia - A memorial service was held at the Oceania Peace Embassy building on Aug. 3, 2014, to commemorate the life and legacy of Rev. Sun Myung Moon, who passed away two years earlier.


Conference in Australia on Strengthening Marriage and Family

August 3, 2014

Sydney, Australia - A conference on the theme, “Strengthening Marriage and Family as a Foundation for Peace” was held at the Oceania Peace Embassy in Sydney on Aug. 2, 2014.


Advancing the African-Australian Partnership

June 28, 2014

Following last year’s inaugural Australia-Africa Dialogue lecture by former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, a June 28, 2014 symposium on “Advancing the African-Australian Agenda” addressed interactions between Africa and Australia and challenges faced by the African-Australian diaspora.


Seminar in Australia on Principles for Building a Peaceful World

June 8, 2014

Tasmania, Australia - UPF hosted a seminar on "Principles for Building a Peaceful World" on June 8, 2014, as part of the UPF/University Soccer Club Project.


Africa Day 2014 Celebrated in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

May 25, 2014

Africa Day 2014 was celebrated in Australia with a week of festivities in Melbourne including a women's forum, street festival, sports festival, youth forum, talent competition, cultural events and business symposium, as well as programs in Sydney and Brisbane. 


Australians Support Iraq's Democratic Elections

May 11, 2014

Sydney, Australia -  UPF-Australia representatives served as observers for the Iraqi parliamentary elections on April 30, 2014 at polling stations set up in Sydney so Iraqi residents in Australia could cast their ballots.


Ambassadors for Peace in Sydney Hold Forum on Service

April 7, 2014

Sydney, Australia - The bi-monthly Ambassadors for Peace meeting was held on April 7, 2014, at the Oceania Peace Embassy in Sydney on the theme of "Service and Peace."


World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Sydney

February 4, 2014

Sydney, Australia - UPF-Australia held its bimonthly meeting on Feb. 3, 2014 in observance of World Interfaith Harmony Week.


UPF-Australia Presents Soccer Awards for Peace, Health and Harmony

February 2, 2014

Sydney, Australia - Two sports-loving Ambassadors for Peace invited UPF-Australia to present "Youth Peace-Builder" awards to outstanding young athletes on Feb. 2, 2014.


Day of Peace Observed at a Concert and Forum in Australia

September 21, 2013

The second annual "Peace and Harmony Concert" celebrated the International Day of Peace in Sydney, and a forum in Brisbane, Queensland, explored various dimensions of the UN theme this year, "Education for Peace."


Reflections on the International Leadership Conference in Seoul, Korea, August 2013

August 24, 2013

Comments by a participant from Australia in the International Leadership Conference in Seoul, Korea, August 2013.


Africa Day 2013 Festivities in Melbourne

May 25, 2013

Melbourne, Australia - Africa Day in Australia is an opportunity to celebrate African cultural diversity and unity as well as the economic, spiritual, moral, social, and cultural contributions and successes of Australians from African descent. A week of celebrations began with the Emerge Street Festival on May 18 showcasing local African performing arts talent and continued with dialogues, forums, sports, and a gala dinner on May 25.


Africa Day Celebrations Planned in Melbourne

May 18, 2013

Melbourne, Australia - The Africa Day 2013 celebrations will include several days of activities culminating with a gala dinner and performing arts extravaganza on May 25. The motto is "Celebrating the Cultures and Successes of Africa Australians and the New Africa."